Another list for your reading, gift giving and collection development pleasure.
- Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory by Peter Hessler
- A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming by Paul Edwards
- Biology is Technology: The Promise, Peril, and New Business of Engineering Life by Rob Carlson
- The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley
- Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson
- What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly
- The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee
I'm always looking for recommendations and notifications of book lists as they appear in various media outlets. If you see one that I haven't covered, please let me know at jdupuis at yorku dot ca or in the comments.
I am picking up a lot of lists from Largehearted Boy.